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San Francisco General Hospital said Feb. 20, 2020 that potential patients with coronavirus would be treated in isolation rooms like this one.
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All News KCBS Radio
February 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm
More than a dozen patients sick with COVID-19 have been transferred to Bay Area hospitals from Travis Air Froce Base in Fairfield. KCBS Radio got an exclusive look at the isolation rooms Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital would use to treat patients infected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf at Firing of Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 21, 2020 - 11:41 am
Anne Kirkpatrick is out as chief of the Oakland Police Department. The vote to dismiss her came from the Oakland Police Commission.
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A box of the overdose antidote Naloxone Hydrochloride sits on a counter at a Walgreens store on February 2, 2016 in New York City.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 21, 2020 - 9:59 am
As overdose deaths continue to rise in San Francisco, a citywide project is working to tackle the problem by teaching people how to administer a life saving drug.
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Venice, Calif. California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 9:45 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, but it rarely seems that way. But no one is underselling California this time. Bernie Sanders has been working the state for months, organizing intensively among Latinos and young...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, people try to catch fish along the Sacramento River in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta, near Courtland, Calif. California officials sued the Trump administration on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, to block new rules governing the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta. Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the new rules "scientifically challenged" and said they would push some species to extinction. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 8:30 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block new rules that would let farmers take more water from the state's largest river systems, arguing it would push endangered populations of delta smelt, chinook salmon and steelhead trout to extinction. The federal...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2020 file photo released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Jonathan Watson. Watson has confessed that he beat two child molesters to death with a cane while behind bars and says his urgent warning to a counselor that he might become violent was ignored. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP,File)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 7:59 pm
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A California prison inmate confessed in a letter that he beat two child molesters to death with a cane while behind bars just hours after his urgent warning to a counselor that he might become violent was ignored, a newspaper chain reported Thursday. Jonathan Watson, 41,...
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Authorities suddenly shut McClymonds High School in Oakland on Feb. 20, 2020 after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater.
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February 20, 2020 - 5:08 pm
Authorities abruptly closed McClymonds High School in Oakland after the discovery of a toxic chemical in groundwater on the property.
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An aerial view of a ‘super bloom’ of wild poppies blanketing the hills on March 22, 2019 near Lake Elsinore.
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Jim Taylor
February 20, 2020 - 12:22 pm
The so-called superblooms of wild flowers like poppies that took over huge expanses of Southern California hillsides last year are unlikely to appear in the Bay Area, according to an expert.
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A San Francisco police car sits parked in front of the Hall of Justice on February 27, 2014.
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Margie Shafer
February 20, 2020 - 11:18 am
San Francisco police say they are searching for three suspects who attempted three carjackings early Thursday morning.
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A homeless man sits on the sidewalk on May 17, 2019 in San Francisco.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make it easier for the government to force psychiatric treatment for people with mental illness and expand statewide a still-developing test program that allows officials to more easily take control over those deemed unable to care for themselves...
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